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Uaxactun, Guatemala

A. Ledyard Smith

Uaxactun, Guatemala

excavations of 1931-1937

by A. Ledyard Smith

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Published by Carnegie Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mayas -- Antiquities.,
  • Guatemala -- Antiquities.,
  • Uaxactún Site (Guatemala)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. Ledyard Smith.
    SeriesPublication / Carnegie Institution of Washington -- 588, Carnegie Institution of Washington publication -- no. 588
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16703664M

      Guatemala offers one of the richest cultural experiences in Central America. With this itinerary, begin in Antigua, and partake in a private luxury camping experience at . Ceramic sequence at Uaxactun, Guatemala (Tulane University. Middle American Research Institute. Publication) [Smith, Robert Eliot] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ceramic sequence at Uaxactun, Guatemala (Tulane University. Middle American Research Institute. Publication).

    Backpacking Guatemala is a must-do experience when traveling through Central America. We were pleasantly surprised by the charm of its colourful cities and the kind nature of its inhabitants. In addition, this country is blessed with one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and other natural gems that will leave you speechless.   Youth living in Uaxactun, Guatemala, are in daily contact with local forests. As is normal at their age, they hold particular aspirations and have concerns about the future. We engaged Uaxactun youth to understand better their views and perspectives, and the nature of their connection to local forests and the community as a whole.

    I've read about buses to Uaxactun only running north in the afternoon then at the following morning, which seems to be less than ideal, so I've thought about asking a taxi driver to go to Uaxactun, waiting, then continue to Tikal to then return to Flores by bus within a day. Save on popular hotels near Uaxactun, Peten: Browse Expedia's selection of 20 hotels and places to stay closest to Uaxactun. Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia.


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Ledyard Smith The Pirir papers and other colonial period Cakchiquel-Maya testamentos /. Uaxactun Uaxactún is surrounded by thick rain forest, so the trip can be difficult. The rock-and-dirt road is passable during the drier seasons and nearly impossible at other times without a four.

Inhabited from the middle pre-Classic period through the Classic Period, Uaxactun thrived from AD to AD and was the longest lasting Mayan city in the Peten region of Guatemala.

While Uaxactun and Tikal may have been neighbors they were not friends. War eventually broke out between them and Tikal won, effectively absorbing Uaxactun. Located 14 miles (23 km) north of Tikal, Uaxactun is a smaller but archeologically significant Maya site.

There are three partially restored temples that will help you. 1-day Tour Uaxactún. You will have one day to visit the best restored astronomical observatory in the Mayan area and get to know the forest community of Uaxactùn, sharing with its people and enjoying the local gastronomy.

Located near the famous Tikal in Guatemala’s remote, northern department of El Petén, Uaxactún is an archaeological site and village that has been inhabited by the Maya for centuries. Today, it features partially restored temples and a small indigenous community that’s made up mostly of chicleros (harvesters of natural gum).

Uaxactún, ruined ancient Mayan city of the southern lowlands, located in what is now north-central Guatemala, about 12 miles (20 km) north of the ancient Mayan city of ún was a ceremonial centre of only modest size, compared with Tikal, but it has been important in Mayan archaeology because intensive excavations made there by archaeologists of the Carnegie Institution of.

Uaxactun (pronounced [waʃakˈtun]) is an ancient sacred place of the Maya civilization, located in the Petén Basin region of the Maya lowlands, in the present-day department of Petén, Guatemala.

The site lies some 12 miles (19 km) north of the major center of Tikal. The name is. I was told it was one of the longest-occupied Mayan cities, but having already visited Tikal, Guatemala's best-known Mayan site and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I wasn’t sure how it was going to compare.

Uaxactún exceeded all expectations. My experience wouldn’t have been the same if it wasn’t for Carlos, my guide, who was born in. Ceramic Sequence At Uaxactun Guatemala Vol. Title: Ceramic Sequence At Uaxactun Guatemala Vol. Author: Smith, Robert E. First Edition.

Soft cover. 4to (/2" x Seller Rating: % positive. Located in the Petén Department in northern Guatemala, Uaxactun was among the first Maya archaeological sites excavated in the area known as the Maya Lowlands. Rediscovered in by famed archaeologist Sylvanus Morley (–), formal research and excavation began in This book has been cited by the following publications.

This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. Mixter, David W. Uaxactun, Guatemala, Group E and Similar Assemblages: An Archaeoastronomical Reconsideration.

In World Archaeoastronomy, ed. by Aveni. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Laporte, Juan Pedro; Valdes, Juan Antonio Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Uncover the secrets of one of the world’s oldest civilisations on this 6-hour tour of Uaxactun, a Mayan city inhabited from BC. Follow your guide around the fascinating archeological site, marvel over remarkably preserved Mayan ceramics in the onsite museum and learn about Uaxactun’s significance as the birthplace of the Mayan astronomical calendar.

Locals in Uaxactun, Guatemala. Few tourists make it to Uaxactun because at the start of that kilometre dirt road is Tikal, one of Central America's largest and. Mayan ruins, animals, birds.

A community of Chicleros (gum collectors) live on the site and many of Uaxactun's residents gather chicle, xate palm leaves, and allspice from the forest to make a living. The local community also offers a small archeological museum. Main portions of the Uaxactun ruins are on either side of the airfield.

We recommend booking Ruinas de Uaxactun tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 4 Ruinas de Uaxactun tours on Tripadvisor/5(). Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción. Barthel, Thomas S.

Gedanken zu einer bemalten Schale aus Uaxactun. Baessler-Archiv – Blom, Frans F. Report of Mr. Frans Blom on the Preliminary Work at Uaxactun, Guatemala. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Year Book – Boot, Erik.Spreading across million acres ( million hectares) in Guatemala’s Petén department, this reserve protects huge expanses of forests and the Mayan ruins that lie within them.

What to Bring Sunscreen, camera, comfortable shoes, hat or cap and money for meals not specified, personal expenses, handicrafts, and tipping the guide-driver.

The only way to get to see the Mayan ruins at the isolated Guatemalan town of Uaxactun (“Wash-ack-TOON”) is to start at Tikal and head north into the wilderness over a dirt road so muddy and bumpy it’ll take you over an hour to travel 14 miles. As I pulled up to the gate at Tikal to start the trip, four men (a park ranger, a couple of security guards and another man) approached my car.